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2013 - 2014 Academic Catalog

Admission to Graduate Studies

The graduate program offers courses year round with terms in the fall, spring, and summer and selected week-long offerings in the winter. Courses are offered in both hybrid (a mixture of face to face and online meetings) and fully online in the following delivery formats: eight-week classes, intensive two-week long classes, and semester length classes. Enrollment is offered on a part or full-time basis.

Candidates seeking admission to Lasell College's Master of Education and Master of Science degree programs or a graduate certificate program must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. Candidates must meet the specific requirements stated on the Application for Graduate Admission and demonstrate through their academic background and/or work experience the ability to succeed in graduate studies.

Admission requirements include:

  • A completed application
  • $40 application fee
  • Official transcripts of all college-level coursework
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • One page personal statement emphasizing future academic or career goals.

International graduate program candidates, in addition to the admission requirements mentioned above, must submit:

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score equivalent to a minimum of 550 (paper-based)
  • Official academic transcripts of all college level coursework translated to English.
  • Certified bank statement, proving one year of tuition and living expenses

Applications are processed on a rolling admission basis for entry terms beginning in September, January, May, and July.